Interpol Arrests Over 1,000 Suspects Linked To Cyber Crime

Interpol Arrests Over 1,000 Suspects Linked To Cyber Crime Action In 22 Countries Takes Down Global Cybercrime Financial Network A SCARS Special Report INTERPOL-Coordinated Operation Saw 22 Jurisdictions Around The World Cooperate To Swiftly Intercept The Illicit Proceeds Of Online Fraud Interpol has coordinated the arrest of 1,003 individuals linked to various cyber-crimes such as romance scams, investment frauds, online money laundering, and illegal online gambling. This crackdown results from [...]

INTERPOL Report Identifies Top Cyberthreats in Africa

INTERPOL Report Identifies Top Cyberthreats in Africa An Analysis of Cyber Trends Presented by SCARS New INTERPOL Report Findings Will Support Coordinated Action In Africa Against Cybercrime A new report published by INTERPOL (see below) gives key insights into cybercrime in Africa. The result of cross-sector collaboration, the African Cyberthreat Assessment Report 2021 will help countries in Africa to understand the most prevalent threats and formulate a coordinated regional response [...]

INTERPOL Launches Initiative To Fight Cybercrime In Africa

INTERPOL Launches Initiative To Fight Cybercrime In Africa From The War on Scams News From The Front New INTERPOL Focus On African Cybercrime (Scams) New INTERPOL Desk Targets Cybercriminals And Internet Fraud In Africa INTERPOL is creating a new cybercrime operations desk with UK funding to boost the capacity of 49 African countries to fight cybercrime. The Africa desk will help shape a regional strategy to drive intelligence-led [...]

Europe Continues The Global Crackdown On Money Mules

Europe Continues The Global Crackdown On Money Mules Law Enforcement Is Losing Patience With Mules! Mules are the lifeline for transnational criminal enterprise 422 Arrested And 4,031 Money Mules Identified In Global Crackdown On Money Laundering In Europe this year, law enforcement authorities from 26 countries and Europol announced the results of the European Money Mule Action ‘EMMA 6’, a worldwide operation against money mule schemes. Between September [...]

According To INTERPOL It May Not Be Too Late

According To INTERPOL It May Not Be Too Late Tell Your Police About This Information - There May Be Options Interpol on Online Scams: It might not be too late to get your money back INTERPOL shows that taking action quickly can intercept funds lost to online financial fraud From denial to anger to acceptance, victims of financial fraud often go through grief and trauma when a scam [...]

Beware of Scams using INTERPOL’s Name

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SCARS™ Report: Over 67,000 Scammers Arrested In 2020

SCARS™ Report: Over 67,000 Scammers Arrested In 2020 SCARS has completed its preliminary year-end report on the number of scammers arrested during 2020 It is much better than we thought it was going to be! We expected a very poor showing during this pandemic year where law enforcement was both restricted and totally focused on helping to protect their countries from the COVID-19 virus. Instead what we found was significant efforts worldwide. And even though [...]

RSN™ Scam News: Indian Police Break Up Online Scam Center

RSN™ Scam News: Indian Police Break Up Online Scam Center Indian Police Break Up International Fake Computer Virus Scam Business Those arrested have been running the scam out of defunct call centers. Indian police have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding victims around the world by sending fake pop-up messages warning them that their computers were infected with a virus and offering to rectify the problem at a price. Police spokesman Ajay [...]

SCARS™ Scam News: 4 Indicted For $15 Million Romance Scams

SCARS™ Scam News: 4 Indicted For $15 Million Romance Scams FBI, Interpol declare 4 including 2 Ghanaians wanted for $15 million fraud From GhanaWeb: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has identified four persons including two Ghanaians wanted for their alleged involvement in a $15 million fraud. According to information circulated by the US Department of Justice, the suspects are facing trial in absentia include; Sumaila Hardi Wumpini, 29, [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: INTERPOL Report Shows Alarming Rate Of Cyberattacks During COVID-19

SCARS™ Special Report: INTERPOL Report Shows Alarming Rate Of Cyberattacks During COVID-19 An INTERPOL assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on cybercrime has shown a significant target shift from individuals and small businesses to major corporations, governments, and critical infrastructure. With organizations and businesses rapidly deploying remote systems and networks to support staff working from home, criminals are also taking advantage of increased security vulnerabilities to steal data, generate profits, and cause disruption. In one [...]

SCARS™ Special Report: Fighting Cybercriminals In A Connected Future World

SCARS™ Special Report: Fighting Cybercriminals In A Connected Future World Insights From The Europol-INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference Examined Latest Cyber Threats, Trends And Strategies At The Hague, Netherlands 2019 A couple of months back, more than 400 experts from law enforcement, the private sector, and academia have gathered this week at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague for what is one of the world’s biggest platforms of exchange on cybercrime. Europol-INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference examined the latest [...]

ASEAN anti-cybercrime declaration calls for united front

Further Evidence Of The United States Administration's Commitment To Stopping Cybercrime ASEAN anti-cybercrime declaration calls for united front ASEAN adopts the ASEAN Declaration to Prevent and Combat Cybercrime, a vow to unify anti-cybercrime measures among ASEAN member states and organizations like the ASEANAPOL, EUROPOL, and INTERPOL MANILA, Philippines — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) adopted the ASEAN Declaration to Prevent and Combat Cybercrime on Monday, November 13, 2017 It is the group's first [...]